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H.R. 1568 (108th): Medicare Rx Now Act of 2003

To amend part B of title XVIII of the Social Security Act to provide for a prescription drug benefit with a high deductible at no additional premium and access to discount prices on drugs and to provide for the operation of such benefit without a deductible for certain low-income Medicare beneficiaries.

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Sponsor and status

Calvin “Cal” Dooley

Sponsor. Representative for California's 20th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Apr 2, 2003
Length: 41 pages

Apr 2, 2003
108th Congress, 2003–2004

Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on April 2, 2003, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.


Apr 2, 2003

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H.R. 1568 (108th) was a bill in the United States Congress.

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This bill was introduced in the 108th Congress, which met from Jan 7, 2003 to Dec 9, 2004. Legislation not enacted by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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